Idar Barstad

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  • orografisk nedbør
  • mesoskala modellering av havvind i NORCOWE
  • 31.mars 2017 avslutta eg mitt arbeid hjå Uni Research. Eg er å finne på:


  • (2008-2011): Leia innsatsen på havvind ved UniResearch

  • (2006-2008): Jobba med polare mesoskala fenomen ( IPY/Thorpex )

  • (2004-2006): nedbørsprosessar i kompleks terreng på GFI/Bjerknessenteret.

  • (2002-2004): Post Doc v/R.B. Smith på Yale University i USA.

  • (1998-2002 - dr.grad arbeid): luftstraumar over sørnorske fjell.
    Prosjektet var administrert av Institutt for energiteknikk (IFE) på Kjeller.

  • (1996-1998 - h.fagsoppg.): testing av numerisk klimamodel ved namn ARPEGE v/M.Deque, Meteo-France

    Uteksaminerte PhD studentar:

  • Muralidhar Adakudlu, "Severe mesoscale weather events over the Nordic Seas: Numerical modelling and sensitivity experiments", juni 2011
  • Giulio N Caroletti, "A Linear Model for Orographic Precipitation in meteorological and climatological downscaling ", juni 2015

  • Vitskaplege arbeid

    Peer Reviews:

    Heiberg-Andersen H and I Barstad, 2016:
    A revised mesoscale wind farm model implemented in the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) code.
    Submitted to MWR.

    Duran L and I Barstad, 2016:
    Multi-Scale Evaluation of a Linear Model of Orographic Precipitation Over Sierra de Guadarrama (Iberian Central System).
    Submitted to QJRMS

    Guthman E, I Barstad, M Clark J Arnold R Rasmussen, 2016:
    The Intermediate Complexity Atmospheric Research Model (ICAR).
    Journal of Hydrometeorology, Accepted.

    Lorenz T and I Barstad, 2016:
    A dynamical downscaling of ERA-Interim in the North Sea Using WRF with a 3-km grid.
    Wind Energy, Accepted.

    Barstad I, 2015:
    Offshore validation of a 3-km ERA-Interim downscaling - WRF model's performance on static stability.
    Wind Energy, doi: 10.1002/we.1848 open access

    Mayer S, CF Maule, S Sobolowski, OB Christensen, HJ Sørup, MA Sunyer, K Arnbjerg-Nielsen & I Barstad, 2015:
    Identifying added value in high-resolution climate simulations over Scandinavia. Tellus A, 67.
    doi: access

    Barstad I and G N Caroletti, 2012:
    Orographic precipitation across an island in southern Norway - model evaluation of time-step precipitation.
    QJRMS DOI: 10.1002/qj.2067

    Fitch, Olson, Lundquist, Dudhia, Gupta, Michalakes & Barstad, 2012:
    Local and mesoscale Impacts of Wind Farms as Parametrized in a mesoscale NWP model. MWR, Vol.140, No. 9, 3017-3038.

    Barstad and Jenkins, 2012:
    Challenges in Modelling Offshore Wind - How to Address Them Using Observations. Modern Energy Review, Vol.4, No.2 (short article).

    Barstad, Sorteberg and Mesquita, 2012:
    Present and future offshore wind power potential in northern Europe Based on downscaled global climate runs with adjusted SST and sea-ice cover.
    J. Renewable Energy 44, 398-405. doi:10.1016/j.renene.2012.02.008.

    Kristjansson, Barstad, Aspelien, Fore, Godoy, Hov, Irvine, Iversen, Kolstad, Nordeng, McInnes, Randriamampianina, Reuder, Saetra, Shapiro, Spengler & Olafsson, 2011:
    The Norwegian IPY-Thorpex:Polar Lows and Arctic Fronts during the 2008 Andøya campaign.
    Bull. Am. Meteor. Soc.,1443-1466

    Barstad and Schüller, 2011:
    An extension of Smith's linear theory of orographic precipitation - Introduction of vertical layers,
    J Atmos Sci. 68, 2695-2709.

    Barstad and Adakudlu, 2011:
    Observation and modelling of gap flow and wake formation on Svalbard.
    Quart J R Meteor. 137, 1731-1738.

    Adakudlu and Barstad, 2011.
    Impacts of the ice-cover and sea-surface temperature on a polar low over the Nordic Seas: a numerical case study.
    Quart. J. R. Meteor. Soc. 137,1716-1730.

    Caroletti and Barstad, 2010:
    An assessment of future extreme precipitation in Western Norway using a linear model.
    Hydrol. Earth syst. Sci.14, 2329-2341

    Barstad, Sorteberg, Flatøy, Deque, 2008:
    Precipitation, Temperature and Wind in Norway - dynamical downscaling of ERA40.
    Clim Dyn. DOI 10.1007/s00382-008-0476-5

    Schuler, Crochet, Hock, Jackson, Barstad, Johannesson, 2008
    Distribution of snow accumulation on Svartisen ice cap, Norway, assessed by a model of orographic precipitation.
    Hydrol. Process.Vol.22, 3998-4008.

    Jaedicke, Solheim, Blikra, Stalsberg, Sorteberg, Aaheim, Kronholm, Vikhamar-Schuler, Isaksen, Sletten, Kristensen, Barstad, Melchiorre,Hoydal, Mestl, 2008:
    Spatial and temporal variations in geohazrads in Norway in a changing climate, the GeoExtreme Project.
    Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, Vol.8, 893-904.

    Barstad, Grabowski and Smolarkiewicz, 2007
    Characteristics of large-scale orographic precipitation
    Journal of Hydrology, Vol.340, 78-90.

    Crochet, Johannesson, Jonsson, Sigurdsson, Bjørnsson, Palsson and Barstad 2007,
    Estimating the spatial distribution of precipitation in Iceland using a linear model of orographic precipitation.
    Journal of Hydrometeorology, Vol.8, 1285-1306. DOI: 10.1175/2007JHM795.1

    Reuder, Barstad, Fagerlid and Sandvik, 2007
    Stord Orographic Precipitation Experiment (STOPEX): An overview of phase I.
    Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Vol.10, 17-23.

    Barstad and Grønås 2006,
    Dynamical structures for southwesterly airflow over southern Norway - The role of dissipation.
    Tellus Vol.58A, 2-18.

    Barstad and Grønås 2005,
    Southwesterly flows over southern Norway - mesoscale sensitivity to large-scale wind direction and speed,
    Tellus Vol.57A, 136-152.

    Barstad and Smith 2005,
    Evaluation of an Orographic Precipitation Model.
    Journal of hydrometeorology, Vol.6, 85-99

    Smith, Barstad and Bonneau 2005,
    Orographic Precipitation and Oregon's Climate Transition.
    Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, Vol.62, 177-191.

    Smith and Barstad 2004,
    A Linear Theory of Orographic Precipitation.
    Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, Vol.61, 1377-1391.



    Besøk/post: Uni Research Computing,
    Thormølens gt. 55, N-5008 Bergen

    55 58 98 89 /900 38968
    Epost: idar.barstad(AT_)